Pine Point, Minnesota

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Pine Point, Minnesota
Census-designated place
Location of Pine Point, Minnesota
Location of Pine Point, Minnesota
Coordinates: 46°58′40″N 95°23′01″W / 46.97778°N 95.38361°W / 46.97778; -95.38361Coordinates: 46°58′40″N 95°23′01″W / 46.97778°N 95.38361°W / 46.97778; -95.38361
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Becker
 • Total 4.1 sq mi (10.7 km2)
 • Land 3.6 sq mi (9.3 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
Elevation 1,539 ft (469 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 338
 • Density 82/sq mi (32/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 218
GNIS feature ID 649489[3]

Pine Point is a census-designated place (CDP) in Becker County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 338 at the 2010 census.[2]


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.1 square miles (11 km2), of which 3.6 square miles (9.3 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (12.65%) is water.


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 337 people, 100 households, and 88 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 29.0 people per square mile (11.2/km²). There were 110 housing units at an average density of 9.5/sq mi (3.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 5.64% White, 93.47% Native American, and 0.89% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.30% of the population.

There were 100 households out of which 57.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 23.0% were married couples living together, 51.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 12.0% were non-families. 9.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.37 and the average family size was 3.31.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 46.0% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 26.4% from 25 to 44, 13.4% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 21 years. For every 100 females there were 99.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 80.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $16,607, and the median income for a family was $16,000. Males had a median income of $28,958 versus $27,857 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $8,290. About 41.9% of families and 42.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 52.4% of those under age 18 and 50.0% of those age 65 or over.